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The International Federation of Community Health Centres (IFCHC) is a global partnership of Community Health Centre associations and their members. The IFCHC works to expand access to CHCs as the optimal way of achieving the World Health Organization’s vision of primary health care for all. IFCHC is currently implementing a plan to collect and share experiences, stories, evidence and tools from Community Health Centres around the world, as well as seeking associations that represent CHCs. If this applies to you, the IFCH and the EFPC encourage you to answer the brief survey .The goal of this brief online survey (Deadline December 8) for staff and board members from Community Health Centres and CHC associations is to identify priority areas of focus for global knowledge-exchange.

 

The European Network of Medical Residents in Public Health (EuroNet MRPH)  has become and Associated Member of the EFPC. EuroNet MRPH  constitutes a network of European National associations of Public Health training programs, including medical and non-medical residents. It is a non-profit, international, independent and non-governmental association.

Based on the meaningful critical mass of players who were present in EFPC 2017 Porto Conference and as a results of the joint work of You&EFPC and other organizational partners, experts and the present delegates it was developed the Porto Charter on Public Participation in Health and Primary Care a material and symbolic expression of the social commitment discussed and settled within the Conference.

With 30 years’ academic experience and a background in nursing and health visiting, my role as Professor of Community Nursing and Public Health at Kent University is to develop new areas of multi-disciplinary research to extend the scope of Centre for Health Services Studies (CHSS)  from health policy to implementation and application in community and public health settings. Working with local, national and international collaborators, the work spans the Kent Academic Primary Care Unit (KAPCU) and other CHSS research groups. Through my work in Australia and with the European Forum For Primary Care I am also developing the international perspective on community and public health.

Great news! Two EFPC members Jan Jakob Delanoye and Diana Castro Sandoval have been elected to take part within the Third edition of the European Health Parliament which this year has the moto Let´s make health great again!

We are delighted to announce that the EUR-Human Project, has been shortlisted for the European Health Award 2017.

The Award honours initiatives that aim to improve public health or healthcare in Europe. This Award was established to promote cross-border cooperation, development of sustainable & innovative initiatives that address current challenge.The winner of the award will be announced at the 20th European Health Forum Gastein Conference that will take place between the 4 - 6 October 2017 in Bad Hofgastein, Austria.